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750,000th JCB engine comes off the line

750,000th JCB engine comes off the line: JCB is celebrating a major milestone for its award-winning engine. The 750,000th engine has just come off the line at JCB Power Systems in Derbyshire where production first began in 2004. Engine production was extended to India in 2011- helping to power JCB to the landmark figure. JCB […]

Toyota Mirai joins JCB fleet

Toyota Mirai joins JCB fleet: Digger giant JCB has taken delivery of the latest Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell car – just as it develops its own hydrogen engine technology. The vehicle is among the first batch of Toyota’s second-generation hydrogen-fuelled cars to arrive in the UK since its launch earlier this year. JCB’s purchase […]

JCB hydrogen engines gets £100 injection

JCB hydrogen engines gets £100 injection: JCB is investing £100 million on a project to produce super-efficient hydrogen engines, the company announced today. A team of 100 engineers is already working on the exciting development with the recruitment of up to 50 more engineers under way as JCB targets the end of 2022 for the […]

New welding jobs at JCB

New welding jobs at JCB: JCB is recruiting 100 new welders for its Staffordshire factories as demand for its products continues to soar, the company announced today. The recruitment drive has just got underway for the permanent jobs at JCB’s World Headquarters and its plants in Cheadle and Uttoxeter. In September, JCB will also welcome […]

JCB’s recruitment drive

JCB’s recruitment drive: JCB has today started a fresh recruitment drive for 500 new shop floor employees as demand for its machinery continues to soar. The company is setting on the additional agency employees at its 11 plants in Staffordshire, Derbyshire and Wrexham – on top of the 850 shop floor jobs already created so […]

Sunbelt Rentals buy 2100 JCB machines

Sunbelt Rentals buy 2100 JCB machines: Britain’s biggest equipment rental company is investing in 2,100 new JCB machines in a deal worth £65 million – the biggest ever order from a UK customer in the company’s 75-year history. Sunbelt Rentals UK is expanding and renewing its fleet as the construction industry rebounds strongly from the […]

JCB launches recruitment drive

JCB launches recruitment drive: JCB is recruiting more than 400 additional UK shop floor employees as the company gears up for a surge in production, the company announced today. The market for construction equipment has rebounded sharply after the severe impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in Spring 2020, which halted production at JCB factories around […]

The boots who were made for working

The boots who were made for working: AS JCB prepares to mark its 75th birthday tomorrow there’s one family with an extra reason to toast the milestone after notching up a staggering 600 years’ service to the company. The Boot family started its long association with JCB in 1949 when Bill Boot clocked on for […]

JCB creates 75th birthday artwork

JCB creates 75th birthday artwork: A huge ‘75’ artwork visible from outer space was carved into a Staffordshire stubble field to mark JCB’s impending 75th birthday. The giant logo was cultivated in a field eight miles away from the company’s World Headquarters at Rocester and covered almost eight acres – equivalent to four football pitches. […]

JCB updates 55KW 3CX Backhoe Loader

JCB updates 55KW 3CX Backhoe Loader: JCB, the world’s number one backhoe loader manufacturer, has launched a new 55kW 3CX backhoe loader with EU Stage V compliant engine. The machine delivers improved operator comfort and ease of use, increased productivity and performance, combined with reduced total cost of ownership. Features include: ·       […]